Advocating Indigenous Health and Emotional Wellbeing with Glenn Pearson at The Heritage Wine Bar, Perth
Why Attend This Event?
A landmark building rescued from ruin, The Heritage Wine Bar wears its history and period, from Donnybrook sandstone to Jarrah wainscots, harlequin floors and an extraordinary handcrafted pewter bar top.
Secluded, with dedicated service and a bespoke menu, The Heritage private dining room will provide a sanctuary to reconnect and network with peers. You will also hear from Glenn Pearson who specialises in Indigenous health and emotional wellbeing, Glenn will demonstrate how 'health' is not just the physical wellbeing of an individual but includes the social, emotional and cultural wellbeing of the whole community.
Date: Thursday 8th March 2018
Venue: The Heritage Wine Bar, 131 St Georges Terrace, Perth
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Keynote Speaker: Glenn Pearson, Head, Aboriginal Health Research Focus Area; Head, Aboriginal Research Development, Telethon Kids Institute
Alumni Registration: $45
Non-Alumni Registration: $100
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Meet the Keynote Speaker
Glenn Pearson, Head, Aboriginal Health Research Focus Area; Head, Aboriginal Research Development
Glenn Pearson is the Head of Aboriginal Research and also leads the Kulunga Aboriginal Research Development Unit (KARDU) at the Telethon Kids Institute.
He is a member of the Institute Leadership Team, People Leader, and leads the Institute’s Aboriginal Health Research Focus Area. Glenn has a state-wide mandate to ensure that the Institute's research reflects the needs of Aboriginal families and that research is conducted in accord with Aboriginal community ethical and cultural protocols.
A trained primary school teacher, he has 15 years of experience in senior positions within the Australian and State Governments in a range of areas including health, education and child protection including almost 10 years with the now, Department of Child Protection and Family Support.
He is also completing a Doctorate at the University of Western Australia (UWA) and his research project has explored delivery of child protection, child health and educational services to Aboriginal families in the Perth Metropolitan and Geraldton Regions.
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